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Climate change could render assets ‘worthless’, Bank of England governor warns

By |2020-01-13T19:13:28+00:00January 18th, 2020|Energy and Climate Change, News, Power Generation, Prepping and Collapse|

Financial sector ‘not moving fast enough’ to divest from fossil fuels, Mark Carney says Climate breakdown could render investments held by millions of people “worthless”, the outgoing governor of the Bank of England has warned. Mark Carney suggested the financial sector had not yet woken up to the looming crisis and was “not moving

I didn’t want to fly – so I took a cargo ship from Germany to Canada

By |2020-01-13T18:39:02+00:00January 17th, 2020|Energy and Climate Change, News, Opinion, Pollution|

A slow boat across the Atlantic plus a scenic train home to Vancouver add up to a hugely enjoyable three-week trip Are you a crew member?” the security guard asked, fixing me with a stare in the van’s rear-view mirror. “Passenger,” I replied. The guard gave me a quizzical look then muttered something to

Should fossil fuels pay for Australia’s new bushfire reality? It is the industry most responsible

By |2020-01-13T18:17:33+00:00January 16th, 2020|Energy and Climate Change, News, Opinion, Wildfires|

It is unconscionable that the taxpayer funds fossil fuels to the tune of $1,728 per person per year. What if we channelled this into climate adaptation? It is week nine of the current bushfire crisis; almost 20 people are dead, over 1,000 homes have been lost, half a billion animals have been killed and

‘Historic moment’ as zero carbon sources produce more power than fossil fuels in 2019

By |2020-01-13T17:28:10+00:00January 15th, 2020|Energy and Climate Change, News, Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Solar, Solar and Battery, Wind|

National Grid has announced that for the first time, zero carbon power generation outstripped fossil fuels in Britain in 2019. Throughout the twelve months of last year, 48.5% of the country’s power came from zero carbon sources, including wind farms, solar and nuclear energy, alongside energy imported by subsea interconnectors. Throughout the same period, 43%

Why climate change is an irrelevance, economic growth is a myth and sustainability is forty years too late

By |2020-01-13T17:24:43+00:00January 14th, 2020|Energy and Climate Change, News, Opinion, Prepping and Collapse|

As someone who has been exploring the world’s most isolated wilderness regions for nearly half a century, I have some insight into the state of the planet and the human race’s current environmental befuddlement. I’ve watched the condition of the earth plummet before my eyes within my own lifespan, to the extent that I

4 Trends in Solar Energy for 2020

By |2020-01-13T16:55:52+00:00January 13th, 2020|Battery Storage, Energy and Climate Change, News, Opinion, Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Solar, Solar and Battery, Wind|

There is now enough installed solar energy capacity in the U.S. to power 13.5 million homes, and this amount is expected to double in the next five years. The solar energy industry is part of a very dynamic market. Many factors — including government policies, fossil fuel costs, solar energy technology advances, commodity prices,

The future of storage

By |2020-01-06T18:18:22+00:00January 12th, 2020|Battery Storage, Energy and Climate Change, Home Battery, Home Energy Storage, News, Opinion, Renewable Energy, Solar and Battery|

In much of the discussion of renewables as part of the energy mix, the argument often focuses on the unreliable or intermittent nature of these different sources of energy. While at one stage it was true that renewables would not work as firm capacity, the landscape continues to change. With an increasing preponderance of

Has the climate crisis made California too dangerous to live in?

By |2020-01-06T18:14:47+00:00January 11th, 2020|Energy and Climate Change, News, Opinion, Prepping and Collapse, Wildfires|

As with so many things, Californians are going first where the rest of us will follow Monday morning dawned smoky across much of California, and it dawned scary – over the weekend winds as high as a hundred miles an hour had whipped wildfires through forests and subdivisions. It wasn’t the first time this

What a Year! 10 Stories That Propelled Energy Storage in 2019

By |2020-01-06T18:10:45+00:00January 10th, 2020|Battery Storage, Energy and Climate Change, News, Opinion, Solar and Battery|

More batteries installed. More markets opening up. And grid storage making itself indispensable in unanticipated ways. For too long, the rhetoric around what storage can do for the grid vastly outweighed the actual doing. This year, the industry closed that gap more than ever before. Exceedingly few batteries actually live up to the vision

Fully Charged Explains How Home ESS/Solar Prevents Power Outages

By |2020-01-06T17:59:06+00:00January 9th, 2020|Battery Storage, Energy and Climate Change, Home Battery, Home Energy Storage, News, Solar, Solar and Battery|

Electric car, home solar installation and an energy storage system that all complement each other. Fully Charged's Robert Llewellyn, a well known electric cars enthusiast, from the beginning was also very interested in the electrification of homes, which means own electricity generation using solar and storing the energy using batteries. In one of the

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